TITLE

House Plan Embraces Subjects Viewed as Neglected

AUTHOR(S)
Manzo, Kathleen Kennedy
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Education Week;9/12/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a proposal to the draft of the U.S. No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) that would make history, art, and other subjects more prominent in U.S. schools. U.S. Representatives George Miller and Howard P. McKeon are the sponsors of the proposal. Opponents of NCLB have complained that the law restricts the curriculum. The proposal is that schools would test students in these other subject areas and factor those scores into their adequate yearly progress (AYP) measurements.
ACCESSION #
26923944

 

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